Vintage pre ban large Elephant Ivory pendant. This vintage 1950's - 60's is 2 1/4" in diameter and is 1/4" thick. It is in very fine condition!!! This pendant is in the shape of a disk and contains a swivelling inner disk that has Oriental characters of some sort of Luck symbol.
Note: This item cannot be sold outside of the U.S.A.
Wonderful child's Taxco bracelet with black onyx stones. There are 3 rectangular and 3 triangular stones. Marked "echo en mexico alpaca". Measures 5.50" long by about 0.75" to 1.125" wide.
A Fine Translucent Apple Green Jade with Diamond Pendant:
China, early 1900s, marked 14 K.
The very brilliant and translucent apple-green pea-pod shape (?) jadeite with a diamind
set in a 14 karat clasp, well carved pendant.
It measures 3.6cm long and 1,2cm diameter
Stunning necklace made of large agate beads, made in India in the 19th century, traded in Mali, combined with old silver beads from Afghanistan. Length 49 cm.
The round agate beads are 2,5 cm in diameter. The other beads vary in length from 1,5 to 3 cm. Highly collectible and rare beads.
At our gallery we have a collection of ca. 35 antique ne klaces with trade and ethnic beads.
This is very nice art designer coin and bead pendant of chinese origin, the coin wordings are yung ler thong pau, i particularly like Yung ler because it means forever happy and satisfy....good meaning to wearer of this pendant and the beads is clear green jade like glass, nice and symbolizes peace and clear mind, ship with SAL registered at USD8
This ring is a size 6 3/4. It features an irregularly-shaped, sawtooth-like, bezel-set turquoise stone. The top and bottom have applied, concave flowers. The face measures 1 3/8" x 1". The back is marked KS.
This beautiful green turquoise nuggets and shell heishi necklace from the American Southwest is 29" long. The larger nuggets are 1" long and the smallest is 5/8" long. The nuggets are in excellent condition and have aged beautifully.The Heishi beads between the nuggets are characteristically from the Southwest. They might even be olive shell.
This traditional style of India woman's necklace has a bead at the ends which slides to adjust the length of the necklace to suit the wearer. The silver pendant would hold a lingam stone and has a cluster of small silver balls attached using a technique called "goli". The balls are not welded to the base, but are attached with a wire, giving them some slight movement.
Offered is an adorable vintage and custom made native American Indian sterling silver green turquoise necklace depicting a magnificent symmetrical design on the center, embellished with fine turquoise stones and alluring silver design, in magnificent details on the stones, chain, and the fine silver artwork...
Early 20th c Tibetan Turquoise glass Torsade 25 Strand Necklace . Well strung with strong cording very wearable with a English one Quarter India coin dated 1907. Open length is 23"
Coin silver amber necklace that was purchased in Africa during the early '70's. Missing are three of the blue glass embellishments, one bell on the bottom of the pendant and a jump ring in the upper section. The chain measures 21";the pendant hangs 4". 62 grams.
This pair of traditional silver ear plugs were worn in the enlarge holes of the Yao woman of China and Thailand. The same filgree pattern is on both sides of the earplugs. The plugs are 1+ inches in diameter and 1/2 inches thick.
This is an old vintage white nephite fine polish Jade disc in quite small and thin make, auspicious for protection and luck as it is in he shape of yuan po= bronze money, very cute little disc and nice to wear.....in perfect condition and with the 99.9 silver ....ship at USD8 using registered shipping.
This is a silver pearl style Nyonya kerosang brooch of the Straits Chinese lady
A nice rare ancient middle eastern glass bead
DESCRIPTION: A lovely sterling silver necklace consisting of three silver feathers, each terminating in a leaf and flower design and each attached to a natural, light blue turquoise cabochon with brown matrix (veining) centered between them. Very attractive, perfect condition, excellent workmanship and very wearable. Signed: "D" (John Delvin, master Navajo silversmith). See the last photo showing this necklace with other pieces from our Native American jewelry collection...
This wide cuff Chinese bracelet has deeply repousse design composed of detailed symbols related to Miao Ethic Minority myths and legends. Such bracelets would have been worn in matched pairs, one on each wrist, by the women of the "short skirt" Miao of Dan Zhai, and the bracelets would have been handed down from mother to daughter for generations.
The cuff is almost 3 inches at the widest point in the front because of its large size and rolled edge it easily slips onto most wrists.
Heavy fine silver bracelet. Origin Indian Raj period or central Asian. Weighs 1/2 lb...band is braided strands of silver almost 2 inches wide...mid to late 1800's...
An antique gilt gold Straits Chinese Nyonya lady Peranakan Kerongsang brooch with the semi precious Yaakop stone , more than 100 years old Jewellery
Qing Dynasty Noble lady's gilt silver hairpin with glass lotus bud and real jade ring , very fine piece indeed
Two bands of embossed silver enclose this very interesting bracelet of what looks to be black coral. The silver bands feature deeply impressed and oxidized floral designs on the outer surface and are attached to the bangles by tiny pins. They are very secure and the bangle itself exhibits very few signs of wear. The bracelet is likely from the 1920s and has a roomy internal circumference of 8 1/2 inches.
Lapis Lazuli Hard Stone Pendant with three dimentional carving of Phoenix Bird in the center on both sides, 2 1/2" high(only Lapis part, not included the gold part), 1 3/8" wide, 1/4" thick, with natural color of heavy Lapis Lazuli hard stone with impressed mark of "14K" and "585" on yellow gold ring. No damages.
Reply below. Acquired pre internet era as a collectible antique "Victorian" snake motif "wooden" bracelet which now appears to be a Black or Gold Coral branch bracelet carved crossover bypass bangle in snake motif, yet resembling carved Mississippi mud bakelite in color and swirls.
Also sometimes called "Gold" and can be almost black in color. It has an ethnographic "Easter Island" odd look snake appeal as well...
A nice and perfect Peranakan silver belt with Phoenix and flora pattern , repousse work
This is very hard stone of translucent jade carving of laughing Buddha, it is old jade carving and very nice smile that bring happiness and laughter, ship worlwide by SAL registered at $10
Ca 1970 A light weight silver filigree chain from Peru. Unmarked, it measures 66 inches and has no clasp.
The Taxco Mexico, post earrings dangle 1 1/8". They feature a common, Mexican character. These are marked MO-68 MEX 925. They are in excellent condition. FREE US STANDARD S/H
Offered is an adorable vintage and custom made native American Indian sterling silver turquoise necklace depicting a magnificent symmetrical design on the center, embellished with fine turquoise stones and alluring silver design, in magnificent details on the stones, chain, and the fine silver artwork.
This lovely vintage American Indian necklace is in perfect shape and condition, measuring
23” in length, 2.5” in central arch diameter, and weighing 995.00 grams.
This is an old Jade pendant, the bat in Chinese culture symbolizes Prosperity as the word "Fu" prosperity & success is very similar in pronounciation to the words for Bat which is called "Pian Fo". the Prune is symbol of longevity. Shipping USD8 worldwide by SAL
Offered is a wonderful large vintage and custom made native American Indian sterling silver turquoise necklace depicting a magnificent symmetrical design on the center, embellished with fine turquoise stones and alluring silver design, in magnificent details on the stones, chain, and the fine silver artwork.
This lovely vintage American Indian necklace is in perfect shape and condition, measuring
30.25” in length, 2.75” in central arch diameter, and weighing 194 grams.
Chinese Ivory round Beads Necklace with Ivory Clasp, 23" long, and Bead-4mm or 5/16" diameter, clasp-5/8" long, 1/8" diameter. This Ivory strand Necklace was imported to US prior to 1980, in good condition.
Offered is a wonderful large vintage and custom made native American Indian sterling silver turquoise necklace depicting a magnificent symmetrical design on the center, embellished with fine turquoise stones and alluring silver design, in magnificent details on the stones, chain, and the fine silver artwork...
Vintage Black Enamel SB Silver Earrings stamped: Sterling Amita Japan. Super glossy black enamel lacquer niello finish with chased engraved leaves and scrolls as if the "sgraffito" or "scraffito" method was used to create the designs. 1 1/4" X just under 1". Slight less shiny areas...
A very intricate silverwork buckle by straits Chinese silversmith, with the flora pattern and tiny figurines in it , with belt
carved tourmaline pendant
18.8 mm x 23.4 mm
weight: 11.5 g
A nice repousse silver buckle and nicke perfect belt
A very high quality 19th century Strait Chinese gilt gold kerosang brooch set worn by the Nyonya of late 29th century, rare find a complete set of three , very interesting silverworknof bygone era
jade pendant in leaf shape and real gold
This antique bracelet from Tibet is both thick and weighty, but it is very small for a Western wrist. The opening measures a scant 1 inch.
Large by Western standards, this is actually the "childs" size version of this foo dog necklace worn by the Chinese Miao minority 70-90 years ago. Made of low grade silver, typical of Chinese jewelry of the time period, the intricate pendant is 5.5 inches across, 6.5 inches long and suspended from a long hand-made chain. The heads of the foo dogs are in a pin which allows them to turn freely and the central "flower" is also suspended on a wire which allows it to spin...
This pair of low grade silver Chinese Bracelets are Miao Ethnic Minority. Low grade silver was used extensively throughout China during the 19th and early 20th century. To a Westerner the backs look like the bracelets are adjustable, this is a decorative element only and they are not adjustable. The fronts are deeply etched with animals. At the widest point in the front the bracelets measure 1.25 inches...
A band of deeply embossed and oxidized silver encircles nearly half of this bangle, made of what looks to be lacquered bamboo. The design on the band is a combination of various symbols, one of which looks like an iris. The design is framed by a Greek key-like border; the band is secured to the wood bracelet by tiny pins. The bamboo surface shows few signs of wear; there is a tiny area of loss near the edge of the silver band (see Photo #3), but it very stable...
Many pieces of turkmen "jewelry" were sewn to clothing as amulets. This rare teke turkomen pendant was originally worn as a necklace and still has the original leather neckstrap. This piece has 5 flat carnelians and gold wash or "fireguilded" detail. The pendant is 6 inches across and 10 inches long.
This fine vintage ring is a size 5. It has n oval shape and consists of 14 sawtooth, bezel-set, turquoise cabs, surrounding an oval, turquoise stone: sawtooth, bezel-set, as well. The band has nice, Navajo stampwork. It is marked STERLING with the maker's mark of a conjoined JP. it has good heft and is in excellent condition.
Awesome, vintage, Asian inspired bangle bracelet, composed of hard wood, solid 24k yellow gold and diamonds. The bangle with two foo dogs accented with diamonds, measures 2 1/8" in diameter and it is 1/2" wide. It is in very good pre-owned condition except some signs of ware to the wood. Gold was acid tested and guarantee to be 24K. Bracelet consists of approx. 0.20ctw of sparkly diamonds. Bracelet fits small to medium size wrist. Weight is 60.25 grams.
Very interesting pin and earring stag horn set, probably German, late 19th century. The pin holds and old photograph of a woman (with painted accents on her earrings); the earrings hold tiny edelweiss flowers – very sweet. Very good condition; cracked glass to one earring. Pin measures 2”; earrings measure 1 1/4” from top of wire.
The groups of Yao minority live in in both China and Thailand. This necklace is of low grade silver which was typical of the Chinese jewelry around the late 1800's and early 1900's. The necklace is light weight and comfortable to wear.
An older double knotted strand of malachite beads.
The goldwash filigree clasp is marked China. The necklace measures 25-1/2", the beads are 1/4" in width (6.35mm) and the piece weighs 72 grams.
Black onyx bracelet marked "hecho en mexico" and with a left facing, full eagle mark. 8-links set with 8 black onyx stones, 4 are squared and 4 are smaller carved triangular stones. Measures 7.00" long by about 1.00" wide. Condition: Very good. I have an appraisal from 1980 which states that this metal is gold plated silver, however, I believe that it is the common Alpaca alloy.
Decorated with inlaid discs and squares of bone, horn and wood, in the manner of tribal or ethnographic art, this compelling long chain necklace has an exotic, sophisticated feel. The discs are decorated on both sides; the squares, only on one side. Each ring of the cable chain is completely secured with solder; the chain has no clasp but can be doubled. The dating is mostly likely 1950-1960, although it could be older. Doubled, the chain measures 28 ½ inches long. It is conservatively dated.
A natural color jadeite peach & bat pendant
Offered is an adorable vintage and custom made native American Indian sterling silver turquoise necklace depicting an alluring symmetrical design of native Indian dancers, all embellished with fine turquoise stones and silver design, in magnificent details on the stones, chain, and the fine silver artwork.
This lovely vintage American Indian necklace is in perfect shape and condition with some red marking on the reverse, measuring 21.25” (59 cm) in length and weighing 54 grams.
This pendant depicts The 12 tribes of Israel. The center has a scroll that reads "LUCK" in Hebrew (MAZEL). It has a diameter of 1 1/2". The chain is 24 1/2" long. The front also displays the zodiac symbols. The back explains each sign: (12 tribes).
This piece is goldtone, in excellent condition and has a good heft. FREE US STANDARDS S/H
Qing Dynasty era lady's gilt silver hairpin of flower blooming. good condition and there is some strengthening works on it.
Originally, this was the largest of a set of 3 graduated matching silver necklaces. They were worn as a set for festival by the Miao Chinese Ethnic Minority women. The necklace was skillfully hand-formed from a sheet of silver into a curving tapered tube with a reposse pattern of 2 dragons chasing pearl. It spans 10.5 inches across.
This is an old vintage pendant with white nephite fine polish plus two mini geenish jade stone mineral(very high hardness) jade disc in quite small and thin make, auspicious for protection and luck as it is in he shape of yuan po= bronze money, very cute little disc and nice to wear.....in perfect condition and with the gold plated clip ....ship at USD8 using registered shipping.
This is an antique Chinese Gilt Silver Hairpin with a butterfly!! It is in good condition, please look carefully, pre-1910. Thank you for looking......
Ships worldwide at USD8 using SAL registered
Chinese natural Angel Skin Coral and 14 K Gold Ring, Cabochon shape Coral mounted in 14K marked Gold, size is 8, in good condition.
This a an old gilt Hairpin used by Malay ehnic group during 20s-30s or earlier, it is of flora pattern, please ask for more detail photos. Thanks
Great , 14k yellow gold and antique, Chinese carved white jade hoop earrings. These are for pierced ears, measuring 1 1/8" x 7/16". The jade is certified. Earrings are in very good pre-owned condition. Weight is 18.9 grams.